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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Caramelized-Coffee Bean Pots de Crème

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a French classic dessert – pot de crème. Dorie’s version is a riff on a version she’s tried in a neighbourhood café in France and she ups the game a bit by caramelizing the coffee beans which flavour the custard. This all sounded very … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Coffee-Cardamom Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Coffee-Cardamom Cookies. Dorie says: If spice cookies are good alongside coffee — and they are — then wouldn’t they be even better with coffee in them? That was the question I asked myself and these cookies are the affirmative answer. These have freshly ground espresso … Read more

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Chocolate espresso quickbread

This post is sponsored by Green & Black’s. Though I inherited my love of sweet things, especially chocolate, from both my mum and my dad, mum and I share a love of a little something sweet everyday. Dad enjoys good chocolate from time to time but he isn’t fussed if he doesn’t eat chocolate every … Read more

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French Fridays: Coffee crème brûlée from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a twist on a French classic – a coffee flavoured crème brûlée. I was interested in making thes,e particularly because some of the desserts I worked hardest on developing for my own book (and stressed the most about!) were custard-type desserts. … Read more

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Coffee pots de crème

It’s funny you know. As I work my way through recipe development for my book, so many people react to hearing about a French food cookbook for kids by asking “French food – isn’t that complicated?” Well, actually no. A lot of French home cooking isn’t complicated. Sure many people see and hear about all … Read more